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CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am EST
professor adam winkler. from the johns hopkins school of public health in baltimore. this is about 20 minutes. >> he is certainly one of the great emerging voices, insightful and influential of the nature of the meaning of the second amendment in the wake of the supreme court's decision, so thank you for joining me in this effort. i want to thank the organizers, everyone from the president down to staff that has organized a terrific and hopefully impact full conference. i am not going to talk with any power. as a law professor i do not like the focus on anyone but me. i am here to talk about the amendment to the constitution and what it says about major reform proposals being considered in the wake of the new town massacre. as you probably know, the second amendment provides a well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed. it is almost as if james madison just discovered this wonderful new thing, the comma, and wanted to put it in there as many times as possible, and is as confused americans as they
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
zandy, former economic adviser to john mccain. this is generally agreed to by most economists, for every dollar invested in infrastructure, you get $1.57 back into the american economy. so you're not just putting a dollar in, you are getting the american economy going, but putting people to work. buy food, pay taxes, support their families, and build for tomorrow's disaster. putting in place the infrastructure that is hardened, that is protected, eliminating the potential in this specific case of flooding of the subway systems in new york city. i know that you talked about doing this in your area for the storm. you may want to pick that back and i want to come back and talk by my own district in california. . mr. tonko: people have said that there is a need for government, they want effective government, efficient government. well, i think when we look at some of the data that are collected, representative garamendi, it is important for us to acknowledge that as we rebuild in our areas that have been damaged by mother nature, you don't just replace, you need to improve upon the sit
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
the united states of america. [applause] >> on c-span2 night, house speaker john boehner and house republicans discussed federal spending in the national debt. then the house rules committee. a house ways and means committee and why he thinks the debate should be different -- separate from the talks. house speaker john boehner and other house republicans briefed reporters on a vote on the debt ceiling. the house will vote wednesday on a measure that will occur -- extend the debt limit until may 19. included is a provision that if congress fails to pass a budget by april 15, lawmakers salaries will be held in escrow. this is 10 minutes. >> good afternoon. good evening. >> hard-working taxpayers understand that they have to balance their budgets from every week to every month. they also believe it's time for washington to balance its budget. over the last four years, house republicans have offered plans. our budget plans. we have done our budgets, but it's been nearly four years since the senate has done a budget. most americans believe if you don't do your job, you shouldn't get pai
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm EST
in schools? washington john alive every morning at 7:00 on c-span -- ,ashington jounr -- journal,. live every morning at 7:00 on c- span. she was part of a panel testifying before the house democratic policy and steering committee. other speakers include philadelphia mayor michael nutter, who called on the n.r.a. to remove its recent ad. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you all very much for joining us on this very solemn and important occasion for the american people. over one month ago, our nation was shocked and horrified by the news of the shooting at sandy hook. 20 children, six teachers and educators were taken from us. at us an act of senseless and incomprehensible violence struck at the heart of our families, our schools, our communities across the country. earlier this month, shortly after newtown, all members of congress took an oath to protect and defend the constitution and the american people. to protect and defend. that is our first responsibility. today, leaders of the house democratic caucus, have come together to fulfill that duty, to confront the challenge of
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am EST
abortion. later, senator john mccain, ranking member of the armed services committee, joins a bipartisan group of senators suggesting changes in dealing with the syrian civil war. >> coming up on "washington journal," the freshman democrat from nevada will discuss his first war priorities and issues before the congress, including spending, immigration, and gun control. he is all about congressman lee terry, republican from nebraska. he will be here to talk about the decision by a state governor to approve the rerouting of the keystone pipeline through his state and the potential economic impact. that is like 7:00 a.m. eastern every day on c-span. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> former imf chief economist said tuesday that the debt ceiling debate and debt and deficit talks should be separate. mr. johnson testified before the house and the ways and means committee on a panel that included the former staff director of the senate budget committee. this is two hours, 10 minutes. >> in the au
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
summit as john hopkins university. next, a look at public opinion on gun-control laws. this is 35 minutes. >> it is an honor to say i am a faculty member at johns hopkins and this extraordinary community. before i began, the title of my talk, of course, is public opinion on proposals to strengthen u.s. gun laws. i want to acknowledge my wonderful collaborators. i think nobody in this room or maybe on the johns hopkins campus at this point is unfamiliar with my collaborators daniel webster and jan -- who have done a fabulous work in the context of this entire summit but also the work on the specific study that was done in a very short turnaround time frame, as you will see. many of you might not know emma maginty an amendment -- emblematic of the students here. fourth your doctor will do it in the ph.d. program and i -- without her talent and involvement. thank you. so, i think i may be the only speaker presenting research here who is not an expert on gun policy, gun violence. my expertise is a rather in health policy, and in particular, mental health and substance use policy which
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
them, and it is like talking to your coach. what we found out, kids say things like john, when i opened my locker of this morning, three lockers down, 47, there was a handle of a gun sticking out. john, do not say anything, but there is a drug deal going to go down in the back of the gym today. john, there is born to be a rumble. -- going to be a rumble. here is what we're want to propose. we believe school resource officers play an important role. but that you should have significantly more flexibility in how to use them. that is why we are proposing a new school safety program that funds officers, but also gives your communities the flexibility to apply for other support. so school resources officer will cost you a certain amount per year with the money the federal government is putting up. you can see we would rather have a school psychologist, or we want a school resource officer who was unarmed. what we do not want, we do not want rent a cops, those who are not trained like police officers. we are not insisting schools use police officers. if they conclude they need a school
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm EST
ideas he believed both the left and right can agree on. please welcome my friend john gramm. and she has a new assignment, just elected the congressional chair of the black caucus out of ohio. please welcome congresswoman marcia fudge. [applause] jeffrey, i want to start with you, in part because you have come the farthest, i guess you get to go first. i will keep you awake. i want to start, though -- i'm not the one that likes to use a bunch of statistics because they can be hard to follow. because this program right now is being seen live across the nation, i want to make sure that those watching can get a chance to contextualize what happened with the issue of poverty across the nation. these are issues that come from 1989. here's what we know since 1989. i want to start in washington, the nation's capital, because this is where the last time we took poverty seriously -- to my mind -- the war on poverty, and we will debate that tonight, i'm sure, but the last time we took it seriously during the johnson years. that program started in washington. give me two minutes to give you som
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 1:00am EST
. bill clinton from 1993. dwight eisenhower from 1957. harry truman from 1949. john f. kennedy from 1961. george h. w. bush from 1989. lyndon johnson from 1965. jimmy carter from 1977. george w. bush from 2001. starting at 8 p.m. eastern on c- span. >> why did you write a book about your experience? >> i felt that the perspective should be brought to bear. there were some things that i felt were not completely accurate. i thought it was important for the story will -- but historical record. people need to understand their different policy options and disagreements. if you want to prevent this crisis from happening again, the public itself needs to engage more on financial reform and educate themselves. i tried to make the book accessible. i hope people will look into it. >> sheila bair on the government's role in that worst financial crisis. sunday night at 8 p.m. on c- span's "q&a." >> kent conrad and judd gregg talked about ways to balance the federal budget. they spoke for just under an hour at this event hosted by the u.s. chamber of commerce. [applause] >> first senator gregg.
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